Tag: Indian Wedding Customs

Auspicious Wedding Dates in 2018 or Shubh Vivah Muhurat 2018 are listed below. These are the Shubh Lagan Dates for Hindu Marriages in 2018.   PLEASE NOTE: The Shubh Vivah Muhurat 2018 or Auspicious Wedding Date and Time depends on many factors such as “Kundali” (“Janam Kundli” or Birth Chart) of the bride and groom, location of wedding, Hindu Calendar (“Panchang”/“Panchangam”) used by the priest and more. This site strongly recommends that you consult your […….Read The Entire Article…]

Auspicious Wedding Dates in 2018 or Shubh Vivah Muhurat 2018 are listed below. These are the Shubh Lagan Dates for Hindu Marriages in 2018.   PLEASE NOTE: The Shubh Vivah Muhurat 2018 or Auspicious Wedding Date and Time depends on many factors such as “Kundali” (“Janam Kundli” or Birth Chart) […….Read The Entire Article…]

Auspicious Hindu Marriage Dates for 2016 and 2017 are listed below. “Shubh Vivah Muharat” (“Shubh Lagan Muhurat”) or auspicious wedding dates are based on the Hindu calendar “Panchang”. PLEASE NOTE: Many factors go in determining auspicious Hindu wedding dates (“Shubh Vivaah Mahurat”). These factors include the birth chart (“Kundali” or […….Read The Entire Article…]

Hindu Gujarati Wedding Rituals, Ceremonies And Customs

The rituals, ceremonies and customs in a Hindu Gujarati Wedding (“Lagan” or “Vivaaha“) are listed below.  Hindu Gujarati Wedding: Pre-Wedding Ceremonies 1] “Chandlo Matli” – Acceptance of the Marriage This Gujarati marriage function is performed when the girl and boy’s families agree to the alliance. “Chandlo” is a red circle […….Read The Entire Article…]

Hindu Wedding Saptapadi (Seven Steps, Seven Pheras, Saat Phera, Saat Vachan, Seven Vows, Mangal Pheras)

Hindu Wedding Saptapadi – Seven Steps – Seven Pheras – Saat Phera – Saat Vachan – Seven Vows – Mangal Pheras Saptapadi (or Seven Phera or Saat Phera or Seven Steps or Seven Vows or Saat Vachan or Mangal Pheras) is the most important ceremony in a Hindu wedding. The […….Read The Entire Article…]

Hindu Bengali Wedding Ceremonies, Customs and Rituals

There are said to be 1001 marriage rituals in a typical Hindu Bengali wedding. Listed below are the main Hindu Bengali wedding ceremonies, customs and rituals. These have been classified as pre-marriage, marriage and post-marriage. Pre-Marriage Bengali Wedding Customs and Rituals Patri Patra: Hinduism does not allow marriage between bride and […….Read The Entire Article…]

Basic Elements of the Christian Matrimony

There are some of the important elements of a Christian matrimonial, which keep a very important place in arranging a wedding. Such elements require a lot of time and resources to have an immemorial outcome, these basic elements in a Christian matrimony are: 1. Engagement Ring: The engagement ring signifies […….Read The Entire Article…]

Auspicious Hindu Marriage (Shubh Vivah Muhurat) Dates in 2011

Hindus refer to the “Panchaanga” for auspicious dates for Hindu marriages which are called “Shubh Vivaah Muhurats”. Mentioned below are the “Shubh Vivah Muhurats” for 2011. To finalize the date and time of marriage, the groom and bride’s jyotish (astrologer) will refer to the “Kundli” (horoscope) of the partners. Please […….Read The Entire Article…]

Top 10 Punjabi Wedding Rituals

Top 10 Punjabi Wedding Rituals by Apoorv Kalra Even among Indian weddings, the Punjabi wedding is considered to be the most ostentatious and larger than life. While the celebrations can start as much as a week in advance, the main ceremonies and Punjabi wedding rituals commence a couple of days […….Read The Entire Article…]

Chaturmas and Hari Shayani Ekadashi – No Hindu Marriage Dates and Shubh Vivah Muhurat Dates

    “Hari Shayani Ekadashi” (or “Ashad sud ekadashi”) is the 11th day of the fourth month (“Ashadha”) of the Hindu lunar calendar. It is the start of Chaturmas (or Chaturmasa), which literally means 4 months. Chaturmas extends from July to October (sometimes early November). Chaturmas ends on “Kartik sud […….Read The Entire Article…]

Sehra For Indian Grooms

      Sehra Worn By Indian Grooms A Sehra is decorative veil worn by an Indian groom. It consists of an embroidered rectangular piece with strings that make up the veil. The stringed veil can be either made of flowers or beads. The Sehra is tied over the groom’s […….Read The Entire Article…]